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# Windows 10

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Microsoft is getting rid of Paint after over three decades
Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since 1985.
Today's your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free
If you don’t, you will have to pay €139 instead.
Windows 10's free upgrade is ending soon, but should you make the leap?
The clock is ticking.
Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update
The update caused her work PC to slow down and crash regularly.
Microsoft is being criticised for the way it's getting people to install Windows 10
Some PC users are comparing the new approach to malware.
Windows 10 is planning to pack your Start menu with more ads
The number of promoted apps on your menu will increase from five to ten.
In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users
But much work remains if it wants to reach its target of one billion devices.
Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official
It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.
Microsoft insists it's not scanning users' emails so it can serve up better ads
The company responds to privacy fears surrounding how Windows 10 collects and uses information from users.
Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs even when the user doesn't want it
The new version of Windows is downloaded through Windows Update, which is normally set to run automatically.
This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.
Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy
They claim that Microsoft is sending back identifying information about their sites when Windows 10 users visit.
These are the Windows 10 features you should know about
It looks familiar but there are many new things you can do with the latest version of Windows.
A man upgraded to Windows 10... and his wife discovered all of his porn
Solitaire is back on Windows but it's going to cost you
That’s right, it’s a freemium game.
Don't want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here's how to speed up the process
If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.
Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?
The response to it has been pretty positive so far.
Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date
Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, starting off with those involved with its Windows Insider programme.
Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free
You still need an official version of Windows 7 and 8.1 to be eligible.
Here's what you need to know about Windows 10 before it arrives*
*Don’t worry, you have almost two months to prepare.
End of an icon: The 'last ever' Windows has just been given a release date
It’ll still be around, but there won’t be any new product launches.
How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer
The game will be included with every version of Windows 10 when it’s released this summer.
How do you want your Windows 10? Cos there's going to be seven different versions...
The different versions will be released this summer, which may cause some confusion.
Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator
Four spoken languages – English, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin – are supported by the service and is available to anyone with Windows 8.1 or above.
This is why Windows 10 is going to be the 'last version of Windows'
Microsoft want to deliver Windows as a service, providing smaller, more frequent updates instead of major ones.
Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again
And it aims to have Windows 10 running on one billion devices in the next two to three years after its release.
Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper
Could it be third time lucky with the Surface 3, which runs the full version of Windows.
Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead
Microsoft’s Windows 10 keynote saw it touch on devices, holograms, mobile, Xbox One and a new web browser.
Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?
The new version of Windows is still in the very early stages, but is there cause for optimism?
Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10
The new version will work on all platforms including desktop, tablet, smartphone and Xbox, and combines elements from Windows 7 and 8.